IFLA 2018 Knowledge management
Is knowledge management the new library science?
Thursday, 23 August, 2018
Xiamen University–Malaysia (XMUM)
Sepang, Selangor, Malaysia
Is Knowledge Management (KM) an emerging discipline or just a new label for Information Management (IM)? The library and information press has suggested for a number of years that KM is a growing field of great interest to information professionals, as they possess the necessary skills to work in the field. Understanding how KM is represented in library school curricula in a variety of organisations should shed some light on whether or not KM is a recognized discipline which needs special attention as part of library studies.
This one-day satellite conference aims to describe and demonstrate how KM as a part of library science curricula is preparing graduates to use the skills and techniques of KM as a corporate and organisational asset. Part of the conference will be devoted to conversations exploring future trends in KM, as well as the need for adequate courses to help graduates keep abreast of developments in this growing and evolving area.
Long Xiao, firstname.lastname@example.org
This Satellite Conference is organised by the IFLA Knowledge Management Section.
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